The Top 12 Free and Open Source HR Software Systems

Capterra

The HR software solutions below are all free, and not in the “free sample” kind of way that will make you feel guilty after a limited trial. With HR apps for employee info, recruitment, vacation tracking, and team communication it’s easy to build a basic HR tool for most needs.

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HR: How Disconnected Are You From Employees?

China Gorman

ADP recently released a report which, based on data they’ve collected from several studies, examines the causes and implications of a persistent disconnect recorded between HR’s and employees’ perceptions. ADP China Gorman Data Point Tuesday HR Human Capital Workplace Studies HR Studies

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Employee Recognition Should Be Pervasive

Reviewsnap

Yet the report goes on to say that “only 14% of organizations provide managers with the necessary tools for rewards and recognition.” As decades of studies have shown, employee recognition is an integral component of effective performance management.

Can HR be an Agent of Change?

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Aaron Green, VP HCM Strategy-Oracle, talks about how HR adopts change and if embracing cloud has simplified HR functions. In a recent tweet, you mentioned that the function of HR will die if we don’t take the lead on digital and social.

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Two Pressing Priorities for HR Executives: Social and Analytics

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

How is it, then, that in a recent Argyle survey of top HR executives, 62 percent say they are not using social and collaboration software at work? Why aren’t more HR executives taking advantage of that opportunity? Social Is HR’s Business. By Cara Capretta & Bertrand Dussert.

Banishing the Unicorn

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

With organizational appetites for technology upgrades growing, the HR function is more frequently finding itself in the long sought position of selecting new human capital tools that will elevate talent and facilitate the achievement of business objectives. By Christine Mellon.

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HR and IT Partnership: Observations from a Veteran CIO

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Analytics and faster onboarding will transform HR. Companies looking to differentiate themselves are turning to HR technology as it becomes clear that attracting and retaining skilled talent is key to providing superior employee experiences.

Alarming Business and HR Disconnect?

Cielo HR Leader

In the realm of talent acquisition and talent management, technological-innovations have spurred aggressive growth, expansion and globalization. 3) Reskilling the HR function. 4) Talent acquisition and access to talent. 6) Talent and HR analytics.

5 Things I'm Looking Forward to At #HRTechEurope

Cielo HR Leader

Cielo (check out our complementary Talent Activation Index ) is one of the sponsors of HR Tech Europe , which takes place in Amsterdam on October 23-24. At the same time, the lens on HR and talent functions has never been so intense.

HR: Science, Art and Magic

Strategic HCM

You''ve probably seen some of my posts on the Art of HR. In all of these posts I''ve noted that I''m not trying to get HR replaced by science but just to be seen as a complement to it. Talent management is not an imprecise art form. Hence the need for the art of HR.

HR strategy – Not as Difficult as You Might Think?

Cielo HR Leader

Thought Leadership Discussion: Stephen Preece, former Global Head of HR, Quintiles. The challenge of implementing and running a truly effective HR strategy can be a daunting one for even the most seasoned HR professional. But is the talent management community talking up the difficulties involved? Cielo puts the questions to Stephen Preece, former Global Head of HR for the commercial division of Pharma services company, Quintiles.

Strategic Workforce Planning is the Way Forward

Cielo HR Leader

While McKinsey’s famous ‘war for talent’ may have dwindled to little more than a skirmish in many markets over recent years, it never died out completely and has remained hard fought in many of the emerging nations in the east and the south. In this issue we talk to Steve Hunt, Director of Resourcing at the French multi-national, Thales Group, about his company’s decision to build a substantial in-house team to manage recruitment and personnel development.

The #1 Tool You Need to Win the War on Talent

HRchitect

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , the unemployment rate in the United States decreased in 2015 versus 2014. Recruiters are busy hiring both active and passive candidates as the war for attracting and retaining top talent continues to wage. Written by: May Huffer.

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Building an Effective In-House Recruitment Team

Cielo HR Leader

Thought Leadership Discussion: James Ryding, International Talent Acquisition Director, NBC Universal. But can an in-house function really compete with the best external consultancies? In this issue we talk to James Ryding, International Talent Acquisition Director at the entertainment giant, NBC Universal, about why he thinks the in-house option is the future for talent sourcing. I subsequently became a consultant myself, specializing in senior HR hires.

Innovative HR and Why Technology Innovators Can’t Survive Without It

Visier

Editor’s note: This popular post has been updated with new data and information to ensure you’re ready for the talent demands of today and the future. A data-driven approach can provide the actionable insights HR needs to get the upper-hand and succeed.

5 Big Changes Coming to Human Capital Management

TLNT: The Business of HR

The year 2014 was absolutely not an exception, as new mobile and cloud-based tools brought major change to work as we know it. What’s interesting is that every time work changes, in theory human capital management should, too. The way we do work is always changing.

HR Technology’s Winning Formula: A Tool, Not A Crutch

TalentCulture

It sometimes seems that those in the HR world often find themselves in a world of extremes when it comes to technology. In addition, this can lead to HR remaining bogged down in trying to justify its existence, or at least its high value, time and time again.

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Talent strategies for 2015: The world has changed

HR Times

While the business world expands, the world of talent has completely shifted. This year our Talent and HR predictions for 2015 has some important new ideas to consider — in this article I will give you some highlights, and you can download the report here.

Leading in the new world of work: Deloitte’s 2015 Global Human Capital Trends

HR Times

This week we officially launched one of the largest-ever longitudinal studies of talent trends and readiness around the world: Deloitte Human Capital Trends 2015. HR teams have the opportunity to help us simplify our lives, simplify their own programs, use data to make decisions, and innovate.

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The Digitalization Of HR And Its Implications For Workforce Analytics

SuccessFactors

They also suggest that the deepening reliance on enterprise data will incent talent analytics teams to create an ecosystem of partners outside of HR, whose data will enable these teams to provide holistic guidance to the business.

People Analytics 101 with Josh Bersin

Cornerstone On Demand

Analytics is the new buzzword in talent management, but that doesn't mean it's the new reality. Analytics programs require a significant investment of time, money and resources, presenting a challenge for busy and budget-strapped HR departments.

The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

Visier

This was a key takeaway from a summit of HR leaders and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) experts, who met to discuss the future of HR and the trends shaping it. Create value through HR. HR’s role is not simply to translate business strategy — but to drive it.

HR Supercharged: How Modern Tech is Changing Work

ClearCompany HRM

Recently, we evaluated the findings of Bersin by Deloitte’s High-Impact HR research. Technology has made quite the impact on both what tools are being used in modern HR departments, as well as what features and functionality users expect. In a 2014 IDG survey, only 24% of enterprise organizations migrated or planned to migrate HR functions/applications to the Cloud. Take a performance management system, for example. HR Tech Trends

Four Reasons Private Equity Firms Are Rethinking Their Workforce Investments

SuccessFactors

Most methods used by private equity (PE) firms for enhancing business value, beyond pure financial engineering, involve optimizing people management in some way, such as restructuring teams, bringing in new talent, refreshing training programs, or modifying incentive structures.

Arcoro Acquires InfinityHR to Further Expand HCM Offering

InfinityHR

InfinityHR Adds Core HR, Benefits Management and Payroll to Arcoro’s End-to-End solution. DES MOINES, Iowa – October 1, 2018 – Arcoro, a proven provider of human capital management (“HCM”) solutions for high consequence industries , announced today that it has acquired InfinityHR, an innovative leader in Human Capital Management. Arcoro has assembled a strong HR solution offering. InfinityHR is an innovative leader in Human Capital Management.

3 examples of how people analytics making HR data-driven

NGA Human Resources

Organizations no longer see people analytics as separate from HR, but as an integral part of HR. Data-savvy HR professionals are seen as key enablers and companies are increasingly investing in training them to become more data-driven. How HR made customers happy.

HR Meets Technology: The Ten Facets Of Culture

TalentCulture

HR is experiencing a watershed moment. It’s the shift to a new paradigm: HR and Technology is essential to the success of an organization. It’s no longer a tangent, or a bunch of middle managers working in a bubble of regulations and number-crunching somewhere on the seventh floor.

Namely grabs new CEO!

HRExecutive

Unless you’re the founding geek who manages to hold on, which CEO David Ossip more than did at Ceridian after its private-equity owner bought his company Workforce and put him on top of the whole thing! I’m amazed at how little importance is routinely given to HR domain expertise.

HR Meets Technology: 10 Facets Of Culture

SAP Innovation

HR is experiencing a watershed moment. It’s the shift to a new paradigm: HR and technology is essential to the success of an organization. It’s no longer a tangent, or a bunch of middle managers working in a bubble of regulations and number-crunching somewhere on the seventh floor.